County of San Juan Bosco, Morona Santiago
The county of San Juan Bosco was created on June 30 1992 (Official Registration No. 968).
Situated en the south of the Province of Morona Santiago, the county is bordered to the north
with the county Limòn Indanza, to the south with the county of Gualaquiza, to the east with the
country of Peru, and to the west the Province of Azuay. Within the county, there are four
Parroquias (political sub-divisions), including Pan de Azúcar,
Santiago de Pananza, San Jacinto de Wacambeis y San Carlos
de Limón. In addition, there are 20 rural communities, including 10 Shuar centers.
In the rural areas of San Juan Bosco county, there is approximately a population of 2000 habitantes, and in the urban areas there are 2038, giving a total of 4038 inhabitants county wide. (Data from the IV census of population, November 25th, 2001).
The population density of the majority of San Juan Bosco county is 2.71 inhabitants per square kilometer, lower than the average provincial density which is 3.60 inhabitants per square kilometer.
For each Paroquia, the population density is as follows:
Population Distribution Based on Work Activity in Absolute and Relative Values
San Juan Bosco,
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